Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
New Hampshire Turnout Looks Huge as Nation Awaits First Primary Results
New Hampshire voters are heading the ballot box for the first-in-the-nation presidential primary on Tuesday, with record turnouts reported across the state throughout the day and half a million Granite State residents predicted to cast votes. Polls close statewide at 7pm EST. Bernie Sanders scored...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 12:45pm
Varoufakis Leads European Left to Reclaim Democracy from "Authoritarian Technocrats"
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on Tuesday announced the launch of a pan-European progressive movement to "democratize" the continent and promote alternatives to austerity and authoritarianism. Along with pro-democracy allies from across the continent, Varoufakis—known for his candid...
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 9:45am
Canada to End 'Vengeful' Bombing in Iraq and Syria
Canada will end its bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria this month and refocus its efforts in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) on supporting long-term stability in the region, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday. During a press conference Monday night alongside...
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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 3:30pm
UN: Millions of Lives at Risk if Epidemic Response Not Improved
Outbreaks of disease could kill millions of people around the world if national and international health response systems are not improved, a United Nations panel has warned. The Ebola crisis which hit West Africa in 2014 shows how easily public health could be decimated by just one disease, and...
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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
Democracy 'Waking Up' with National Movement to Reform Campaign Finance
As the 2016 election cycle shapes up to be the most expensive in history, communities throughout the country are winning "important victories" in the fight against big money, according to a new report released Monday by a coalition of progressive groups. Since 2010—the year the Supreme Court...
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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:45am
On Eve of NH, Sanders Wins Women Voters, Trounces GOP
Bernie Sanders is not only ahead of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, where the next U.S. presidential primary will take place on February 9, he is also leading her among female voters and proves more electable against Republican rivals, several new surveys show. A tracking poll released Monday by...
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Friday, February 5, 2016 - 2:45pm
To Break Big Oil's "Stranglehold," Obama to Propose $10-a-Barrel Oil Tax
President Barack Obama is set to propose a $10-a-barrel tax on oil to fund clean energy infrastructure, a move that environmental groups said would bring the U.S. "into the 21st century." "Obama's vision underscores the inevitable transition away from oil, and investments like this speed us along...
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Friday, February 5, 2016 - 12:00pm
Assange Hails 'Significant Victory' After UN Rules He Has Been Arbitrarily Detained
A United Nations working group on Friday declared that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained for more than three years and should be freed and compensated, in a decision the Australian journalist called a "really significant victory." The UN Working Group on Arbitrary...
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Friday, February 5, 2016 - 9:30am
Thousands Rally for Chicago Teachers as Banks vs. Schools Battle Rages
Thousands gathered in Chicago on Thursday to support the city's teachers union and rally against the massive budget cuts proposed earlier this week by the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). Protesters marched through the Loop in downtown Chicago and staged a sit-in at the Bank of America local...
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Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:15pm
Progressives to Clinton: Pledge to Never Cut Social Security—Now
Hillary Clinton is under pressure from progressives to pledge never to cut Social Security—and to do it before the New Hampshire primary on February 9. The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) launched a new national push this week demanding the former secretary of state confirm her...
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